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Call yourself a saint-in-training

Call yourself a saint-in-training

| June 19, 2016

By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers Never call yourself a bad person, but rather “a saint-in-training.” That’s the advice of former Director of The Christophers Father John Catoir, and it’s a truth he learned from his years counseling people as part of his priestly ministry. Father Catoir led The Christophers from the late […]

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Give the Father’s Day gift of tobacco free living

Give the Father’s Day gift of tobacco free living

| June 18, 2016

June is Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day is this weekend.  A great gift for your family this Father’s Day is to start living tobacco free.  Smoking is the number one cause of preventable death and costs 11,100 Hoosier lives every year. Dads who smoke can celebrate Father’s Day by quitting, and family and friends […]

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After nine years in prison for quadruple murder he didn’t commit, Davontae Sanford finally free

After nine years in prison for quadruple murder he didn’t commit, Davontae Sanford finally free

| June 18, 2016

By Tatyana Hopkins (NNPA/DTU Fellow) The lawyers of wrongfully convicted Davontae Sanford said it was clear from the beginning that he was innocent and his confession was false. Megan Crane, Sanford’s lawyer, said that “police practices that are widely inappropriate for vulnerable juvenile suspects and a criminal justice system that systemically failed him at every […]

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North Side High School announces 2016 class for athletic Hall of Fame

North Side High School announces 2016 class for athletic Hall of Fame

| June 18, 2016

Erique, Gralan Early among those honored Courtesy of the North Side High School Alumni Association FORT WAYNE—The North Side High School Athletic Hall of Fame award recognizes and honors outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, and others who have made significant contributions to the athletic program and have been instrumental in promoting the growth of athletics […]

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Dad bike ride set for June 26

Dad bike ride set for June 26

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fathers and family will be front and center when Omotayo Rite of Passage presents Dad, Let’s Ride, Let’s Walk Fifth Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, beginning at 3 p.m., June 26. The bike ride, which honors fathers but includes spouses and children, is set to begin at the McMillen Park, traveling in the bike lanes down […]

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Unwed dads fight for fathers’ rights

Unwed dads fight for fathers’ rights

| June 17, 2016

By Grant Clark, Urban News Service U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Carlton is passionate about two areas of service in his life: his country and his family. But when the soldier shipped out for a tour of duty in the Middle East in early 2010, he had no idea his toughest—and most traumatic—battle would play out […]

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Political discourse, or ideological interpretations?

Political discourse, or ideological interpretations?

| June 17, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special Columnist for El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated “Make America Great Again,” “Hillary for America” and “A Future to Believe In,” but what do these campaign slogans mean? Are they supposed to have a fixed meaning at all? Over the years as the political process has evolved, politics have also become a […]

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Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s talented youngsters is set to take to the stage later this month vying for a chance to earn valuable resources for her future. Nia M. Weary, an 11-year-old sixth grader, is set to compete in the Indiana National American Miss pageant scheduled for June 29 through July 2 at the […]

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What house do you want to live in forever?

What house do you want to live in forever?

| June 17, 2016

By Brother Jackie E. Wall, Doorkeeper, with the authority and approval of Bishop Joe Swanson Praise Yahshua! It is my prayer that this finds you, your family and your assembly in good health and prosperity. Almost all of this world’s people are laboring under false doctrine.  Before you decide that I am knit picking, let’s […]

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Ask Alma: My friend invites her mother everywhere we go

Ask Alma: My friend invites her mother everywhere we go

| June 16, 2016

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, My friend of over 15 years recently made the decision it was time for her and her mother to live together again. After her father died, her mom never could really handle remaining in the childhood home and all the responsibilities that go along with it, […]

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